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On 25 May 2020, white Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin pinned George Floyd to the ground, keeping his knee on Mr. Floyd’s neck for eight minutes and 46 seconds, ultimately killing him. Three additional officers were involved. All four officers...
Author: Nat Levy, GeekWire
...[D]riving progress on addressing climate change is what’s best for the economic health, jobs, and competitiveness of our companies and our country... [W]e stand by our conviction that a commitment to the Paris Agreement requires a just transition...
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Author: David Crowe, Sydney Morning Herald
Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes has dismissed the Morrison government's plan to stop protesters boycotting companies they oppose, declaring all Australians had a "basic right" to try to force a business to change its behaviour....
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Australia: Civil liberties groups and business speak out over PM's proposal to ban protesters boycotting companies
Civil society groups and business speak out against proposals of the Morrison government to stop protesters boycotting companies they oppose.
Author: UN Global Compact
87 major companies... are taking action to align their businesses with what scientists say is needed to limit the worst impacts of climate change. Responding to a call-to-action issued in June by a group of business, civil society and UN leaders, the...
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Author: UN Global Compact
“87 empresas principales marcan el camino hacia un futuro C 1,5 ° en la Cumbre de Acción por el Clima de la ONU”, 22 de septiembre de 2019...
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Author: Béatrice Heraud, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)
« Grève mondiale pour le climat : ces entreprises qui poussent leurs salariés à manifester », 16 septembre 2019....